Online dating can be a demoralizing exercise in extreme frustration. It's even worse when you're trying to date someone who doesn't bother to mention his sketchy drug and mental health history.
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I spent all this time creating a girl I think my dream guy would want to date. It turns out this girl isn’t even someone I’d want to hang out with.
Most of you know how I feel about Pinterest. I don’t know how many of you follow my “I don’t believe you board,” but there have been some doozies.

Mar 18, 2013 at 1:00pm | 186 comments

My parents seemed to get a lot of their "white lie inspiration" from the book "Struwwelpeter," a nightmarish tome written to scare children into not doing such heinous things as sucking their thumbs.
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It is inevitable that my kid will figure it out -- should I just tell him?

Dec 12, 2012 at 12:30pm | 103 comments

Not to mention Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and how onions "help make you not die."
I believed her: Some people have rich parents, these things were not mine to worry about, I didn't care, I didn't want to know.
I didn't have a hang nail removed in 1999. I had an abortion.

May 14, 2012 at 10:00am | 39 comments

I mostly blame Matthew McConaughey for any and all dashed dreams.
How do you teach a 5-year-old that just about every adult he meets is lying to him about this Santa guy?

Dec 20, 2011 at 4:15pm | 0 comments